Invest Ottawa Wants City to Be Canada’s Most Innovative

This week Invest Ottawa unveiled its new economic development strategy for the next three years.

More than 120 leaders gathered to celebrate the Ottawa’s next steps, which aim to solidify Ottawa as Canada’s most innovative city.

Last fall, key stakeholders and community leaders from across industry, academia, and public sector organizations gathered to discuss a collective vision of the future and how to achieve it. This week Invest Ottawa CEO Bruce Lazenby, joined by The Mayor of Ottawa, Jim Watson, and members of IO’s Board of Directors, gave a breakdown of how Ottawa’s community can be leveraged to grow companies and create jobs.

“Our mission is about jobs and how to create them,” says Lazenby, “This strategic plan will lay the ground work to ensure our private sector is strong and vibrant for decades to come.

Details can be found on the organization’s website.